CUNNINGHAM NAMED VaSID COLLEGE DIVISION COACH OF THE
FERRUM, Va. -- The Virginia Sports Information Director's Association announced its College Division Women's Soccer All-State team on Wednesday afternoon.
Washington and Lee Head Coach Neil Cunningham was named the VaSID Coach
of the Year, while freshman midfielder Gina Von Sternberg (Houston, Texas/Episcopal)
earned First Team All-State honors. Junior defender Meghan Hayde (Massapequa,
N.Y./St. Anthony's) earned honorable mention accolades.
Cunningham guided the Generals to a 17-2-3 overall record, an ODAC Championship
and a berth to the NCAA Tournament in just his second season at the helm
of the program. After two seasons, Cunningham's record stands at 28-6-4
Von Sternberg earned First Team All-State honors after earning Second
Team All-ODAC and ODAC Rookie of the Year honors. She started 20 of the
team's 22 games and finished third on the team in scoring with 26 points
on 10 goals and six assists.
Hayde earned honorable mention honors after garnering Second Team All-ODAC
laurels. She helped solidify the W&L defense which allowed an average
of just 0.65 goals per game.
Christopher Newport's Natalie Stallings was named the VaSID Player of the Year.
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